Shin Hanga prints

  Design: Itō Shinsui (1898-1972)  
  Title: Frosty morning  
  Series: Ten sights of Shinano  
  Size: 25.7 x 36.2 cm (ōban)  
  Original woodblock print    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Artist’s name and seal in bottom right corner of the print:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
shin deep  
sui water Shinsui

Print title and publishing date in right margin:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
no his Frosty
shin morning morning
shō clear  
wa peace  
廿 nizyū twenty  
san three The first month of
nen year the 23rd year of
ichi one the Shōwa era
gatsu month (i.e., January 1948)


Provenance: Castle Fine Arts

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